Yamaha YAS-480 Intermediate E-Flat Alto Saxophone


Enjoy An Improved Tone And Response A Hand-Engraved Pattern On The Bell For An Extra Touch Of Class - The Yamaha YAS-480 Intermediate Eb Alto Saxophone

The 480 have many of the same features found on our professional saxophones that provide these intermediate saxophones with greater playability and optimum tone. These are instruments that bring out the best of the performer and ideal choice for up and coming players.

This Intermediate saxophone is designed to make the step up from your student model smooth and enjoyable.


  • Hand engraving - A hand-engraved pattern on the bell adds an extra touch of class.
  • Compatible with Yamaha Custom necks - The redesigned octave key system gives players the flexibility to choose between the included 62-style neck and those designed for the Custom Z and Custom EX Yamaha saxophones (sold separately).
  • Improved Low B-C# connection - An improved mechanism from low B-C# ensures the consistent closing of the low C# key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument.
  • Professional Style Neck - The 62-style neck has been designed for improved tone and response.
  • Key guard - The separate key guards feature adjustable screw cap stoppers for professional-style technical adjustments.
  • Left-hand seesaw key - The left-hand seesaw key has been designed to increase playability as well as provide a more comfortable feel.
  • Backpack Style Case - Semi-hard case offers a contemporary look and greater ease of transport.


  • Level: Intermediate
  • Key of: Eb
  • Neck: Annealed; Original YAS-62 design
  • Neck Material: Yellow Brass
  • Body Material: Yellow Brass
  • Key Material: Yellow Brass
  • Key Buttons: Polyester
  • Finish: Gold Lacquer
  • Tone Holes: Drawn
  • Auxiliary Keys: Front F; High F# Key
  • Mouthpiece: AS-4C
  • Mouthpiece Cap: Plastic
  • Ligature: Yellow Brass; Clear Lacquer
  • Spring Type: Stainless Steel
  • Pad Type: Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
  • Bell Decoration: Stamped
  • Thumb Hook: Adjustable Plastic
  • Pivot Screw: Straight-tapered with head, nylon lock (adjustable)
  • Mounting: Post on Body

Manufacturer: Yamaha
Model: YAS-480
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I366734-N-2
UPC: #086792961002
Listing ID: NA54417